Powder Cures Wine Hangovers

Nothing like fresh snow and the afterglow of Valentine's Day.
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Berthoud Pass DP

The cubical can make you crabby when the storm track favors weekdays. There is no excuse. If accessible skiing exists within an hour's drive and a reasonable hike, ski more. A stiff cup of coffee will shake off that 4:30 AM alarm. Dawn patrol pow turns, no matter how low angle, always make the day more bearable. Berthoud Pass action from February 15th.

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Loveland, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado: Ski Powder for $30 Until May 2

It's still snowing in Colorado—Loveland Ski Area is reporting eight inches of new snow in the past 48 hours. And here's the best news: If your mountain is closed for the season, bring your season pass from any other mountain to Loveland and they'll give you a lift ticket for $30. Closing day at Loveland is May 2.

Rebecca Selig, Vail

Vail, Colorado: Nine Inches of Powder

Need proof that winter isn't over yet? Here are shots from Vail this weekend—when nine of inches of snow fell on Friday night, dawning bluebird Saturday and Sunday. The best part: After skiing powder, you can take a shot of Limoncello from an ice luge at the top of Vail's Blue Sky Basin.

Fourteen inches out of an upslope storm.

October Powder Porn: Loveland

Just because there are only a few resorts open right now doesn't mean there isn't deep snow to be found. Here's what 14 inches looks like right now at Loveland.

Monarch Powder

Blower Powder in April at Monarch, Colorado

Winter isn't finished with us yet. Just about every state in the West has been getting hammered by this latest storm. We got out to sample the goods at Monarch, Colorado today. With 6 inches reported and much more deposited by the wind it was a great day to be storm riding in Colorado. Make sure you get out this weekend somewhere and get some.